One of the most basic variants of raft foundations is the beam strip rafts. A beam strip raft utilizes a raft slab and ground bearing beams in two directions to support the heavy concentrated loads from the superstructure.
Piling is one of the oldest types of foundation technique known to mankind. Its principle is based on transferring the loads from a structure through…
Selecting the most appropriate foundation type is often a very difficult undertaking in design and construction. Even, perhaps the most important part of the design process. Rightly so, it can be argued that the foundation of any structure is the most principal component of that structure
Indeed, the significance of quality information and understanding of the soil conditions on a site can’t be understated.